Munster, Ind. is trying to avoid a repeat of the flood of 2008, when the river rose over its bank, sending water straight into homes. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
More showers and thunderstorms soaked Chicago on Thursday, prompting more flood advisories and warnings.
Flood warnings are up in Lake County but the county’s emergency management agency says it’s not cause for concern for those along the Fox and Des Plaines rivers at this point.
Living along a river – any river – means keeping your eye to the sky, and rain in the spring means the potential for your street to turn into a river. They know that all too well in River Grove.
Sure enough, another inch of rain fell on the already-wet Chicago area Monday night and Tuesday morning, and widespread flooding has been reported.
Lincolnshire is among the communities on flood alert this week amid continuing rains. CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole paid a visit.
April showers are generating frayed nerves in Elgin, which is on alert for potential flooding. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman paid a visit.
Downstate Illinois cities and towns along the Mississippi River are bracing for moderate to major flooding this season, but officials have learned lessons from the disaster in 2008.
The beautiful weather last week and earlier this weekend is but a memory now, as blasting winds and bone-chilling rain settle on the area.
Government forecasters say spring flooding is already beginning and the worst is yet to come. There’s a 95% chance of severe flooding up in Saint Paul, Minn.
One of the Chicago area’s most opulent mansions is now uninhabitable.
A trucker ran over a fire hydrant in the Bridgeport neighborhood on Tuesday, leading to several water main breaks, with water flowing into several streets and flooding some nearby basements.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms overnight might be a sign that spring is near, until it turns to snow about 24 hours later.
As what remains of the blizzard snow melts on this springlike day, there is a warning that the sewers can easily get plugged up.
The weather was springlike this New Year’s Eve, but the skies were volatile, as rain and thunder erupted over the course of the day.
The Chicago region’s snowfall could spell disaster for some communities if it melts too quickly.
The deadline is Nov. 17 for northern Illinois residents who wish to apply for disaster assistance for damages suffered from July 19 to Aug. 7.
Wednesday is the last day for northern Illinois residents who wish to apply for disaster assistance for damages suffered this summer.
The Professional Building at Rush University Medical Center will be closed for the day Monday, as maintenance crews clean up after a water main break.
Chicago is warning flood victims to watch out for fraudulent home repair companies that may try to prey upon residents affected by severe weekend storms.